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Subject: Re: Release thoughts

Re: Release thoughts

From: Frank Gevaerts <>
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 13:07:53 +0100

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 10:45:23AM +0100, Björn Stenberg wrote:
> Frank Gevaerts wrote:
> > - We provide a feedback template that helps people figure out what needs
> > testing, and to ensure that the resulting reports are reasonably easy
> > to handle.
> I believe we talked about something similar during devcon, didn't we? Anyway, I completely agree.

Partly. I'm not sure if we considered using this sort of report for
full-scale release testing.

> However rather than having a person manually compile test results, I'd like to go one step further and see a generic system for user testing on the web site.

I would definitely like to have that sort of system, but I'm not too
optimistic about having it for testing the next release. If we assume
two weeks of freeze+branch, it would need to be ready in 16 days, and
while that's not impossible to achieve (this is a reasonably simple
system after all), I think we should at least be prepared to not have


"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
Received on 2009-11-23

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